Science: How does water move? Explore the properties of water; test theories of solid, liquids and gas as we create water systems in the room.
Technology: Why doesn’t the spider stick to the web? Use technology to look at the fascinating world of spiders and gecko feet to unlock how things stick.
Engineering: Who teaches a bird how to build a nest? Nature’s engineers are very skillful. Explore how termites, bees and birds have amazing skills to be engineers, construct structures using nature as a provocation.
Math: Why is a banana curved? Is it possible that the natural world is actually mathematically designed? Unlock the mysteries of spirals, curves and whorls.
In all the workshops you will:
- Leave the sessions with more enthusiasm, knowledge and skills than when you came in!
- Understand how to make scientific thinking visible through Floorbooks and Talking Tubs™
- Have an awareness of how to respond to children’s interests and fascinations
- Be able to see how to help children progress in their theories and ideas through the expressive arts
- Receive a Nature Passport to share with others as a record of the thinking you have done at the start of your Journey into Nature to learn about S.T.E.A.M.
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